Farm

Farmer suicides may not have risen in recent years and may have more complex causes than falling income, suggests new data (Photo: Bloomberg)

The geography of farmer suicides

3 min read . 16 Jan 2020
Chennai’s Parthasarathy V.M., who took up farming as a vocation, sells some of his produce at a makeshift store in his house and at farmer markets.

Meet the weekend organic farmers

5 min read . 17 Dec 2019
Infrastructure and agro-climatic conditions influence households’ decision on whether to shift to non-farm employment (Bloomberg)

What drives non-farm employment?

1 min read . 21 Nov 2019
Rather than focusing on the relationship between farm size and productivity, agriculture policy should focus on fostering and improving markets, and especially markets for land (Photo: Reuters)

Are smaller farms more productive?

1 min read . 16 Oct 2019